Final Fantasy XIV News

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Final Fantasy XIV - 14 days ago

Naoki Yoshida talks about how Final Fantasy XIV's Nier: Automata event came to be

Following the surprise announcement of the Nier: Automata Alliance Raid coming to Final Fantasy XIV, producer/director Naoki Yoshida revealed how it came to be in an interview with Famitsu. In this Yoshida confirms Nier series director Y...

Final Fantasy XIV - 18 days ago

Final Fantasy XV comes to Final Fantasy XIV in mid April

Square Enix has finally given a first look at the Final Fantasy XV event coming to Final Fantasy XIV along with revealing that it will be launched in mid April 2019. The collaboration event will see Final Fantasy XV's Noctis Lucis Caelum...

Final Fantasy XIV - 19 days ago

Nier: Automata coming to Final Fantasy XIV with YoRHa: Dark Apocalypse alliance raid series

Square Enix has announced that Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers will at some point bring a new alliance raid series based on the PlatinumGames developed Nier: Automata. Titled YoRHa: Dark Apocalypse, it will include some involvement fro...


Final Fantasy XIV - 19 days ago

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers launches July 2, 2019

Final Fantasy XIV producer/director Naoki Yoshida has announced during his keynote address at Final Fantasy XIV Fan Fest 2019 in Paris, France that the next expansion for the MMO will launch on July 2, 2019. Those who pre-order Final Fan...

Final Fantasy XIV - 20 days ago

Final Fantasy XIV team conclude their look back with Part 3: Stormblood

Square Enix has released Part 3 of A Look Back at Five Years of Final Fantasy XIV with key members of the Final Fantasy XIV team in English via the Final Fantasy Portal Site. This third and final part focuses on the game's 2nd expansion ...

Final Fantasy XIV - 2 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV team continue their look back with Part 2: Heavensward

Square Enix has released Part 2 of the A Look Back at Five Years of Final Fantasy XIV with key members of the Final Fantasy XIV team in English via the Final Fantasy Portal Site. This part focuses on the game's first expansion, Heavenswa...

Final Fantasy XIV - 2 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV Patch 4.5 - A Requiem for Heroes Part 1 arrives January 8

Square Enix has announced that Final Fantasy XIV Patch 4.5 - A Requiem for Heroes's first part will be released on January 8, 2019. Part 2 is scheduled for late March 2019. You can check out a new trailer for it below. ...

Final Fantasy XV - 2 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV quest Adventurer from Another World arrives in Final Fantasy XV

It has been in the works for a long time, but the collaboration between Final Fantasy XIV and Final Fantasy XV has finally begun. A new quest titled "Adventurer from Another World" is now available in Final Fantasy XV via a free update. In this you will team up with the...

Final Fantasy XIV - 3 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV team look back at five years of the title with Part 1: A Realm Reborn

With Final Fantasy XIV celebrating its 5th anniversary earlier this year since its relaunch in 2013, core members of the Final Fantasy XIV team have discussed the development of the game since the decision to remake it. This includes producer/director Naoki Yoshida, sound director Masayoshi Soken, development supervisors Hiroshi Takai and...


Final Fantasy XIV - 3 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV Patch 4.5 - A Requiem for Heroes begins January

Square Enix has announced that the first part of Patch 4.5 is coming to Final Fantasy XIV in early January 2019. This will be followed by the second part in late March 2019 that will conclude the Stormblood storyline. But it will also mark the arrival of the Blue Mage Job, the...

Final Fantasy XIV - 3 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers coming early Summer 2019

Final Fantasy XIV producer/director Naoki Yoshida has announced at Fan Fest 2018 that the third expansion for the MMO will be titled Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers and will launch in early Summer 2019. This expansion will bring a new player race, multiple new jobs, an increased level cap, new areas,...

Final Fantasy XV - 3 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV and Final Fantasy XV finally kick off their collaboration event on December 12

Final Fantasy XIV and Final Fantasy XV will finally kick off their collaboration event on December 12, 2018. A new in-game quest for Final Fantasy XV called "Adventurer from Another World" will be added as a free update. It will see the party travel with Miqo’te, Y’jhimei to Perpetouss Keep, where...


Final Fantasy XIV - 6 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV Patch 4.4 launches September 18

Square Enix has announced that Patch 4.4 of Final Fantasy XIV will launch on September 18, 2018. Titled Prelude in Violet, it will continue the main questline and challenge players with the final chapter in the Omega raid series. It will also bring new sidequests, new dungeons, a new Trial, a new...

Final Fantasy XIV - 6 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV surpasses 14 million total players as the game celebrates its 5th anniversary

Square Enix has announced that Final Fantasy XIV has surpassed 14 million total players worldwide as it celebrates its 5th anniversary since its relaunch in 2013. Producer/director Naoki Yoshida has shared a message in response to this which you can read below. Although the original FINAL FANTASY XIV failed to meet expectations,...

Final Fantasy XIV - 6 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV Companion App finally available

Square Enix has finally launched the Final Fantasy XIV Companion App for iOS and Android worldwide via the Apple App Store and Google Play Store respectively. It is available in English, French, German and Japanese and will require at least iOS 9.0 or Android 5.0. It will allow you to chat with...


Final Fantasy XIV - 7 months ago

Naoki Yoshida shares message ahead of A Realm Reborn's 5th anniversary

Ahead of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn's 5th anniversary, producer/director Naoki Yoshida has shared a message via the Final Fantasy XIV 5th anniversary website. You can check it out below. It's been five years since A Realm Reborn launched on August 27, 2013, and almost eight years since I started working...

Final Fantasy XIV - 7 months ago

Monster Hunter: World's Rathalos arrives in Final Fantasy XIV on August 7

Square Enix has announced that the “King of the Skies,” Rathalos, from Capcom's Monster Hunter: World will arrive in Final Fantasy XIV on August 7, 2018. This event will launch alongside Patch 4.36, and will of course feature numerous unique mechanics included as a homage to Monster Hunter: World and its...

Final Fantasy XIV - 7 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV's Behemoth arrives in Monster Hunter: World on August 1

Capcom has announced that Final Fantasy XIV's Behemoth update will be released for Monster Hunter: World on August 1 (5PM PT) / August 2 (1AM BST). This free update will be available worldwide for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. You can check out the new trailer for it below. ...